Coronavirus

Impact of the doubling of COVID-19 cases on health parameters

In a recent study published in PLOS ONEresearchers assessed the impact of the doubling of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases on health outcomes. Study: The doubling effect of COVID-19 cases on key health indicators. Image Credit: GEMINI PRO STUDIO/Shutterstock Background In biosciences and epidemiology, the doubling of a significant statistic, the duration over which it …

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Impact of the doubling of COVID-19 cases on health parameters

In a recent study published in PLOS ONEresearchers assessed the impact of the doubling of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases on health outcomes. Study: The doubling effect of COVID-19 cases on key health indicators. Image Credit: GEMINI PRO STUDIO/Shutterstock Background In biosciences and epidemiology, the doubling of a significant statistic, the duration over which it …

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Protests in China: Highest Health China’s top health officials deflect blame as they defend a controversial policy

Cnn — China’s top health officials pledged to rectify Covid-19 control measures to reduce its impact on people’s lives, while deflecting blame for public frustration away from the policy itself, in their first press briefing from when protests against the government’s strict zero-Covid policy erupted over the weekend. Lockdowns to suppress the spread of the …

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Covid-19 public health emergency extended to the USA

Cnn — On Friday, the Biden administration extended the Covid-19 public health emergency for another three months. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra officially renewed the statement, extending it through October 13, 2022. The declaration of emergency has been in effect since January 2020, and the latest renewal comes as the …

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Omicron boosters are not very effective against mild disease

A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts, USA, on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Vanessa LeRoy | Bloomberg | Getty Images Omicron’s new Covid boosters probably aren’t very effective at preventing Covid infections and mild illness, but they will likely …

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A heavy burden of COVID family financial stress on adolescent mental health

In a recent study published in The Lancet Regional Health – AmericasThe journal’s researchers examined the impact of financial stress associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the mental health of adolescents in the United States (US). Study: COVID-19-related financial strain and adolescent mental health. Image Credit: Astafjeva / Shutterstock Background In addition …

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A heavy burden of COVID family financial stress on adolescent mental health

In a recent study published in The Lancet Regional Health – AmericasThe journal’s researchers examined the impact of financial stress associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the mental health of adolescents in the United States (US). Study: COVID-19-related financial strain and adolescent mental health. Image Credit: Astafjeva / Shutterstock Background In addition …

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The long-term impact of COVID-19 severity on health-related quality of life

A recent study of residents of Amsterdam, the Netherlands describes that people with mild coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) experience a better health-related quality of life one year after the onset of the disease than those with COVID -19 moderate or severe. The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine. Study: Health-Related Quality of Life …

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Has active monitoring detected a potentially high risk of health outcomes after BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccination in the US pediatric population aged 5 to 17 years?

In a recent study published in the bioRxiv* server, researchers used a near real-time monitoring framework for early detection of potential safety signals following the administration of the BNT162b2 vaccine in more than three million children in the United States (USA) between the ages of 5 and 17 years. They conducted this study as part …

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90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the US, CNN / KFF survey finds

CNN – The vast majority of people in the United States think the country is experiencing a mental health crisis, according to a new CNN poll in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation. Nine out of 10 adults said they believe there is a mental health crisis in the United States today. When asked to …

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